Every year my local pub back in the UK, the Lion and Lamb in Milton Cambridge, hosts their annual wine tasting. Now this is not a wine bar in the classical sense, it's a gourmet pub. However the proprietors, Lawrence and Sally, are true wine lovers like me, so it's a good excuse for them … Continue reading The Lion and Lamb
Bodegas Frontonio is a very recent Bodega set up by Fernando Mora MW, Fransisco Latasa and Mario. Fernando is one of only 5 Masters of Wine in Madrid. He was originally an aeronautical engineer with little interest in wine. Then one year his wife gave him a wine tasting for his birthday and from that … Continue reading Bodegas Frontonio
Spotted in Cowes, Isle of Wight. This is the sort of therapy I can get behind.
Currently on holiday, hence the lack of tastings, so in the meantime here is Forbes pick on the best Wine Hotels in the world for those of you looking to book your holidays. Regretfully I am not staying in one of these.
What could be more new and different that the trend for blue wine which was started here in Spain. Check out this article by thelocal.es: Spanish Wine - Is Blue the New Red
Obviously being my home country I had to include some lesser known grape varieties here in Spain. I must have missed the DO Leon wine tasting at Madrid & Darracott where these grapes were shown. Hopefully they’ll do it again as I’d love to check them out.
Who knew they made wine in India! Colour me surprised 😮 Click on the image below to open the article.
Welcome to Esoteric Wine Week. This week I will be posting news articles about wines from lesser known countries and places. Unfortunately I’ve not yet had the chance to try these wines myself, but they’re on the list. Click on the image below to open the full article by thedrinksbusiness.com
I only got to try two wines on my English wine week, but loved them both. I will definitely be trying more, so I’m happy to see the increase in vines. More wine for me. 😁😁 Click on the image below to open the full article by thedrinksbusiness.com
I've tried a few English white wines now and they remind me of the modern day Reislings coming from New Zealand and Australia: fruit led off dry wines with lime and tropical fruit flavours. So it should be no surprise to find that the main grape varieties used in the English wines are cross hybrids … Continue reading English Wine: The Grape Varieties